(Last Updated on : 11/08/2014)
Sadagoppan Ramesh is an Indian domestic and international level cricketer and now turned himself as a film actor in the film industry of Tamil Nadu
Sadagoppan Ramesh was born on 16th October 1975 in Madras (Chennai
). He has a clear batting style of left hand batting and he also played well as a right arm off break bowler.
Sadagoppan Ramesh is the first Indian cricketer to take a wicket off his first ball in One Day International Cricket in Indian Cricket
Team, the victim being Nixon McLean of the West Indies.
Sadagoppan Ramesh has a batting average of over 50 in his first six tests. He also proved that he could easily play against top bowlers; he did not convert his starts into big scores. He was discarded from Indian International Team after India's tour of Sri Lanka when Ramesh passed 30 runs in 5 out of the 6 innings but only one innings was converted to a 50.
Sadagoppan Ramesh played in national level cricketer from Indian state Tamil Nadu. He also played domestic cricket for Kerala
during 2005 to 2006, 2006 to 2007 seasons. He also played for Assam in the 2007-2008 seasons.
Sadagoppan Ramesh made the standing after coming through the ranks. A string of notable performances with the India A team, culminating in a brilliant century against West Indies A pitch forked him into the national senior side. India A coach K. Srikkanth strongly advocated his inclusion and the selectors, searching around for batsmen, decided to give the left-hand opener from Tamil Nadu the big break in his hometown of Chennai against Pakistan in 1999.
Sadagoppan Ramesh displayed two qualities that should be uppermost in any opening batsman - courage and big match temperament. Sadagoppan Ramesh played the pace of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akthar and the spin of Saqlain Mushtaq and Mushtaq Ahmed with equivalent felicity. He ran up a series of consistent scores including a couple of hundreds. From there, India had unearthed an opening batsman.
Later, he showed his creative performances as a Tamil actor. He has acted in a Tamil movie, Santosh Subramaniam, which was released in April 2008. He also played a lead actor for the first time in the movie Potta Potti - 50/50.